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Date:	Thu,  6 Jun 2013 11:41:14 -0400
From:	Theodore Ts'o <>
To:	Ext4 Developers List <>
Cc:	Theodore Ts'o <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/3] ext4: add sanity check to ext4_get_group_info()

The group number passed to ext4_get_group_info() should be valid, but
let's add an assert to check this before we start creating a pointer
based on that group number and dereferencing it.

Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <>
 fs/ext4/ext4.h | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/ext4.h b/fs/ext4/ext4.h
index bd9890f..f85f1fb 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/ext4.h
+++ b/fs/ext4/ext4.h
@@ -2313,6 +2313,7 @@ struct ext4_group_info *ext4_get_group_info(struct super_block *sb,
 	 struct ext4_group_info ***grp_info;
 	 long indexv, indexh;
+	 BUG_ON(group >= EXT4_SB(sb)->s_groups_count);
 	 grp_info = EXT4_SB(sb)->s_group_info;
 	 indexv = group >> (EXT4_DESC_PER_BLOCK_BITS(sb));
 	 indexh = group & ((EXT4_DESC_PER_BLOCK(sb)) - 1);

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